Date: 1917 

Description: Elevated view of crowd at flag raising ceremony at Western Avenue. A group of people are standing on a stage or platform decorated with flags, and a large...


Vilas Flying Boat

Date: 1913-07-01 

Description: The Curtiss flying boat in which Jack Vilas made the first flight across Lake Michigan. Vilas, a Chicago businessman, was greeted by a crowd of aerial enth...

Date: 1965 

Description: Two women, one walking a pair of toy poodle dogs, on a sidewalk in front of the Churchill Hotel.

Date: 1938-05-25 

Description: Visitors entering the trailer of International Harvester's touring diesel engine exhibit.

Date: 1937-01 

Description: International Harvester dealers from Dubuque, Iowa arriving at the Illinois Central Station for a sales conference.

Date: 1912-10-08 

Description: Jesse Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin, in a Wright Model B following an emergency landing at Cicero Field in Chicago. Inspecting the faulty propeller that c...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith posing on a bench in Jackson Park. Several horse-drawn carriages are on the street behind her.

Date: 1975-03-20 

Description: Original press release caption reads: "J.O. Hill (right), of O.S. Hill and Company, International truck dealer at East Liverpool, Ohio, was recently electe...

Date: 1938-05-25 

Description: Visitors examining machinery displays in International Harvester's touring diesel engine exhibit.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Mrs. Joseph Smith seated on a bench in Jackson Park. In the background are horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1913 

Description: This photograph from the album of aviation pioneer Jesse Brabazon is described by him as the "first simulated bombing in history, using an aeroplane versus...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Worker painting wagon trucks at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...


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